There are 5 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Calama  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to La Serena (LSC) CJC - LSC

$128 - $1,097

Cheapest option

Bus Turbus  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena San Pedro

$26 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus, bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Antofagasta
  3. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to La Serena (LSC) ANF - LSC

$67 - $354

Bus Pluss Chile  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to La Serena

$39 - $59

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena 746.3 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 17 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena is to fly which costs $120 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and La Serena is 835 km. The road distance is 1194.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at La Serena. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at Santiago station.

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Map of how to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena.
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  • Distance: 521.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between San Pedro de Atacama, Chile and La Serena, Chile?

LATAM Chile flies from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena twice a week. Alternatively, Turbus operates a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $80 and the journey takes 15 h 25 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Bus operators
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$26 - $55
Premium
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $100

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